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Old 01-02-2010, 12:01 AM
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Default Re: Favorite bass player? Only one allowed

Originally Posted by Styx View Post
Paul McCartney!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
Same here. The bass lines in Something and Silly Love Songs are two of the best ever recorded in pop/rock music. Paul McCartney has countless other great bass parts, but those two I think are his best. Before there was Paul, the bassist stood out in the background. He is the one that turned the bass guitar into a "front man" instrument. It should be noted that Motown legend James Jamerson had a big influence on McCartney's playing.
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